Trotty in the Belfry

Harry Furniss


13.7 x 9 cm framed

Third illustration for The Chimes, A Goblin Story of Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In in The Christmas Books, Charles Dickens Library Edition (1910), vol. 8, facing page 128.

This lithograph realises the central moment in the story, when the protagonist (right) encounters the world of the supernatural in the belfry of St. Dunstan's. [Commentary continued below.]

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Scanned image and text by Philip V. Allingham.

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